What is Uric Acid?
What is uric acid?
When your liver breaks down purines, uric acid is produced. This is a waste product which is excreted from the blood through your kidneys.
High levels of uric acid in your blood, a condition called Hyperuricemia results if your:
- Liver produces too much of uric acid or
- Kidney is unable to get rid of the uric acid from your body.